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Kenyan School Pilots Mobile Technology in the Classroom

The newly developed Power of M-Learning Project aims to improve academic performance in Kenyan primary schools by using 3G enabled tablets to deliver the newly digitized Kenyan curriculum. The project is currently being piloted...
by Shannon Schmidt


Thailand Plans To Spend $110 Million On Tablet Computers For its Students

In a “One Tablet Per Child” scheme, Thailand plans to spend US $110 million in order to distribute 1.2 million tablet computers to students around the country. The plan was part of the government’s election campaign in 20...
by Nina Thurau


Hi-Tech Educational Start-Ups in Latin America

Education and technology have joined hands in recent years to revolutionize the way students in the developing world access education. Far from a duplication of USA’s business models, some ed-tech platforms have designed reso...
by Mantra Roy



Indonesian Education Headed Towards a Digital Future?

Lack of facilities and internet access are some of the greatest obstacles to building the online learning sector. Fortunately, Indonesia has begun to make waves in addressing this particular issue. Telekomsel, Indonesia’s...
by Alice Formwalt


Ethiopian Kids Teach Selves to Read via Tablet PC

What would happen if you handed a thousand Motorola Xoom tablet PCs to Ethiopian kids who have never seen a written word? Well, for starters, they might learn to teach themselves English and how to circumvent an operating syste...
by Alice Formwalt


Middle Schools in Israel Requiring Parents to Purchase Computers for Students

In Israel, students have access to free middle school education. However,  dozens of middles schools around the country are now mandating parents to invest extra money to purchase a computer for their child. It is now required...
by Sera Yoo



An Innovative Virtual Tribute to Laos’ Legacies of War

In this digital age, we no longer lack for information. Instead, we face an entirely new challenge: how do we organize and harness our information resources in the most meaningful and appropriate way? One program is living up t...
by Alice Formwalt

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WISE Awards: Six Innovative Projects in Education

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) awarded six projects from around the world for their innovative and diverse approach to issues challenging global education. Selected from a group of 24 finalists (and 1,600 appl...
by Alice Formwalt


South Korea Donates 600 Computers to Students in Gaza

The Gaza Strip received a generous gift of over several hundred computers from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). Over 600 computers were donated to Palestinian refugee students. These computers will immediatel...
by Sera Yoo